David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)

David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)

By Chris Gerard

David Bowie presents a lavish box set containing classic albums that have been carefully remastered for amazing sound clarity. 6 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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